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Search giant Google has been forced to patch yet another zero-day in its Chrome browser, the fourth this year, but the company has not provided any indicators of compromise or other details n its advisory.

Published in Security

Users of the Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge browsers have been told that they need not hold too many fears over a one-day vulnerability in the V8 JavaScript engine used by the two applications, but should still patch as and when patches were made available.

Published in Security

The Brave browser will not support Google's experimental new technology for ad targeting, known as Federated Learning of Cohorts, two senior officials from the organisation behind the browser say.

Published in Business Intelligence

Norway-based Vivaldi Technologies has released a version of its latest browser for the M1 Macs that it claims is twice as fast as that for the regular Macs.

Published in Apps

Norway-based Vivaldi Technologies has added a novel feature to its browser – a second level in the tab bar for managing tab groups, what it calls Two-Level Tab Stacks.

Published in Apps

If you're still using the old version of the Edge browser that shipped with earlier versions of Windows 10, you'll soon be upgraded to the new version, with the old no longer supported and set to be uninstalled.

Published in Home Tech
Wednesday, 09 December 2020 07:56

Vivaldi releases new browser version for desktop users

Norway-based Vivaldi Technologies has released a new version of its browser of the same name for the desktop user, with a number of new features.

Published in Apps

Norway-based Vivaldi Technologies has released a new version of its browser for the Android mobile operating system, which it says has added WebRTC leak protection and auto-clearing of browsing data upon exit.

Published in Apps

An alliance of British businesses, that is campaigning to stop Google from allegedly controlling the open Web, has asked the UK's Competition and Markets Authority to delay the release of technology by the search firm that is claimed to be able to cement its alleged dominance of online business.

Published in Technology Regulation

Two zero-day bugs in Google's Chrome browser, both of which were being exploited in the wild, have been fixed, according to the company's Project Zero technical lead Ben Hawkes.

Published in Security
Thursday, 22 October 2020 07:09

Microsoft releases a decent Edge browser for Linux

Microsoft has released a version of its Edge browser, based on Google's Chromium open-source browser, for Linux, an act that nobody would have considered possible some years ago.

Published in Open Sauce

An independent app developer has found that deleting cookies from the Chrome browser does not get rid of cookies from Google's own sites such as Search and YouTube.

Published in Apps

The latest version of the Firefox browser for the Android platform appears to have diverged from its old philosophy of giving users control over the way they use the app, with some kind of iron control being wielded over what extensions one uses.

Published in Open Sauce

Norway-based Vivaldi Technologies has released a new feature for its browser of the same name, with a Break Mode being offered to help users take a break from continuous work.

Published in Apps
Wednesday, 26 February 2020 09:43

Firefox moves to encrypted DNS for US users by default

The Mozilla Foundation has begun rolling out encrypted DNS over HTTPS for its Firefox browser by default for users in the US, but has no plans in place for other global regions.

Published in Open Source

Global software company, Microsoft, today announced it will install a browser extension that makes Bing the default search engine for Google Chrome beginning with Office 365 ProPlus version 2002.

Published in Enterprise Solutions

Norway-based Vivaldi Technologies, developer of the browser of the same name, says it has issued an update to change the browser's user agent string to Chrome in order that it would work on all websites.

Published in Apps

Google's Chrome browser, which is the most widely used browser worldwide, will remove most of its ad-blocking ability for all but business users, a report claims.

Published in Home Tech

Firefox users have had all the extensions they use in their browser disabled due to the expiry of an intermediate signing certificate a few days ago. They have also been unable to download and use any new extensions.

Published in Apps

The company behind the Vivaldi browser says its emphasis on privacy comes from the fact that its slogan is "we are building a browser for our friends".

Published in Software

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